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that allows us to really address these long term issues for the american people. >> i was raised in concord, new hampshire. the youngest of five children. and my family was very politically active. my mother was in the new hampshire legislature for 25 years. and she actually ran for this seat in congress in 1980. and my father served on our executive council. he wasayor of e city of concord and he ran for governor when i was growing up as well. >> annie custer was literally raised on new hampshire politics. and helped out in many political campaigns during her teenage years. after graduating from dartmouth and georgetown law school she worked on presidential campaigns for john kerry in 2004 and president obama in 2008. in 2010, kuster ran for office herself. >> a very good time to get involved in the political process myself. so i ran in 2010 and on lo by 3,000 votes in a big republican wave. it made all the sense in the world to run again. >> kuster is a part of the new hampshire matriarchy. she represents her state along with another congresswoman, two female senators and governor maggie
.s. history was not the constitutional convention, concord, lexington or-- it was the surge. and where you stood on the surge. >> woodruff: in iraq. >> in iraq that determines whether, in fact, you are a visionary or a retrograde. but i was-- it was a lousy performance by chuck hagel. he obviously decided he wasn't going get confrontational. when ted cruz, the junior senator from texas basically accused him of dishonesty, raised questions about his honor, and-- the idea that chuck hagel, that david and i know didn't say wait a minute, you know, and he did at the last question, i'm out of time now but let me ask you about this about your speeches and what you reported and didn't report. i mean at that point chuck hagel says let me tell you, you know, you've just raised a question, i don't care about time or time being out this is my time to tell you, you know, that you are absolutely wrong and-- and that was just missing completely. >> woodruff: so there is some reporting that hagel this is a deliberate strategy on hassle's part. >> it was. >> woodruff: not to be con fron taetional you are
and destiny meet at a single moment. so it was at concord, so it was at appomattox, so it was last week in selma. already he's putting a black-led movement at the heart of american patriotism. >> rose: the american experience. yes. >> and saying that they're leaders for all of us and our country hasn't even come to grips with that yet. john within son was that far ahead and king was that far ahead. >> rose: what was that relation between dr. king and president kennedy and attorney general kennedy? >> with president kennedy it was admiration and frustration he tried to get president kennedy to end segregation on an executive order in the mepls. that's only 50 years ago today and kennedy wouldn't do it. king thought it would be easier for kennedy to do it because he couldn't get it through congress to try to pretend to be lincoln and say i'm going to abolish. it didn't work. king said -- >> rose: lincoln later amended the constitution. >> absolutely and it was a war measure and i'm sure -- but kennedy didn't want to sacrifice his southern base as soon as king gave up on kennedy he decided
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